Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)

Education Studies (Top-up) Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Derby


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Course summary

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Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course is for you if:
You have an interest in working in or with education, but not in a teaching capacity. This course teaches a multi-disciplinary approach, including focussing on current influences on curricula, mentoring and coaching within the learner setting, learner motivation and understanding learner behaviour.

The Vision University Centre is for you if:
You want an affordable university degree at a centre that offers smaller classes, tutors who are passionate about their industry and dedicated study skills support and tutorials throughout your course to help you achieve your goals.

Please note: We are planning to formally revalidate this course during 2018-19 to ensure currency is maintained, so there will be some changes as part of this updating. We will keep all applicants informed.

As a University of Derby partner student, you will have access to the university’s virtual learning environment, including UDo and on-line journals and texts, as well as their library facilities

Course details

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • BA (Hons) Education Studies (Top-up) Timetable: One Morning and Afternoon



  • Learning and Motivation
  • Mentoring in Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Understanding and Managing the Behaviour of Learners
  • Curriculum Corruption and Construction
  • Educational Independent Study

*Module titles are subject to change

Assessment method

There is significant emphasis on assessment through coursework, as the programme requires students to explain and evaluate theoretical issues in the field of education and to apply their critical understanding of such issues in appropriate workplace settings. Assessment methods include presentations, essays and a dissertation.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code BAES
Institution code W45
Campus name Vision University Centre - West Nottinghamshire College
Campus code V

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

This course is designed for applicants who already hold a foundation degree or HND, and who wish to progress to a full degree.

Applicants should have at least 240 credits on a relevant foundation degree or relevant HND. We will consider applicants with other relevant Level 5 qualifications.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


We normally also require three GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above, to include English language and maths: English and maths at Level 2 are essential requirements.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, we require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 5.5, at Level 6.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,000 Year 1
England £7,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,000 Year 1
Scotland £7,000 Year 1
Wales £7,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Every student is different, but as a rough guide you should allow for the following costs of study, on top of basic stationery and IT costs, per year: ESSENTIAL: - Between £100-£300 on books. - Up to £100 on visits, events, etc. - £44 on DBS check.

Provider information

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Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)
Derby Road
NG18 5BH

Clearing contact details

Louise Knott

0808 100 3626

Additional information

Thursday 15th August 2019 - 8.30 - 17.00 Friday 16th August 2019 - 8.30 - 16.00

Course contact details

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Main Contact

01623 627191

Fax: 01623 623063